New Brazilian health minister Marcelo Queiroga vows to “follow science” and promote “great national dialogue”

He said that President Jair Bolsonaro has granted him autonomy to build his team.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Appointed to the position of Health Minister, physician Marcelo Queiroga said on Thursday, March 18th,  that he will try to build "a great national dialogue" with states, municipalities and civil society on the fight against covid-19.

He said that President Jair Bolsonaro has granted him autonomy to build his team, and when asked what he will do differently, he said he "will follow science."

Queiroga gave the statements to journalists as he arrived at the Planalto Palace for a meeting with Bolsonaro. He was called to replace General Eduardo Pazuello, on a date not yet . . .

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